Friday, October 30, 2020
Creative Writings

Sinner, saviour, soldier

I fired a screech through
The barrel of a gun
It invaded the laughter
Of a family and
Changed it into tears.

I fired a screech through
The barrel of my gun
It invaded the sighs
Of my people
And wiped away their fears.

Sinner, savior, soldier
Who am I?

Uddipana Goswami

(Courtesy: Green Tin Trunk, Uddipana Goswami, Authorpress, 2014)